1) Tapestry or painted cloth for the walls of a hall or house.
1426 et le steyned hallyng pertinentem ad aulam de Spaldyngton
1427 Unum pannum pinctum vocatum hawlyng, Ripon
1484 agreid that Thomas Gray ... shall have the Canves that lys in the chamber that remaynyd of the Shew made late to the King to make hallyngs of in the Commun Hall, York
1495 a hallyng of pykture belonging to the hy deyesse, York
1579 certain gnattes [sic] and hawlings about the house, South Cave.